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The Latest on Nepal Quake: Choppers ferry injured to Gorkha

April 28, 2015

2.15 p.m. (0830 GMT)

At Dubai International Airport, workers loaded crates packed with relief aid into a Boeing 747 destined for Nepal, just over a four-hour flight away. more »»

 
 
 
Captain of doomed S. Korea ferry sentenced to life in prison

April 28, 2015

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — The South Korean ferry captain responsible for last year's disaster that killed more than 300 people, mostly schoolchildren, was given an increased sentence of life in... more »»

Ukraine's rebels mete out rough justice in authority vacuum

April 28, 2015

KRASNYI PARTYZAN, Ukraine (AP) — A bruised rebel fighter in battle fatigues is tied to a traffic pole, avoiding glances as a crude message hung about his neck flutters in the wind: "I am a... more »»

In quake-hit Nepal, rescuers struggle to recover the dead

April 28, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — For hours after Nepal was shaken by one of the most intense earthquakes here in nearly a century, 12-year-old Neha Chumda screamed for help. more »»

Nepal troops ready aid for remote quake-hit villages

April 28, 2015

GORKHA, Nepal (AP) — Preparing to make a push into the most isolated parts of quake-devastated Nepal, soldiers on Tuesday were readying food, water and other emergency supplies to be loaded onto... more »»

Nuclear attack survivors, 70 years later, now fading away

April 28, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — What a nuclear attack didn't take from them, old age will. more »»

Jamaica woman brings attention to rapes targeting lesbians

April 28, 2015

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — When Angeline Jackson and a friend were ambushed at gunpoint and sexually assaulted on a wooded trail outside the Jamaican capital, police initially seemed less concerned... more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,438 in 3 countries

April 28, 2015

9.30 a.m. (0345 GMT)

Army troops are loading bags of rice and cornmeal into a storage room at the district headquarters in Gorkha, the epicenter of Saturday's massive earthquake was located. more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Death toll 4,4,38 in 3 countries

April 28, 2015

9.00 a.m. (0315 GMT)

A Nepal police official says at least 4,352 bodies have so far been recovered after last week's massive earthquake that struck just outside of capital Kathmandu. more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: Major aftershocks waning

April 28, 2015

8.45 a.m. (0300 GMT)

A local seismologist says major aftershocks are now unlikely to occur as the 72-hour mark after Saturday's devastating earthquake approaches. more »»

In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position

April 28, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that kille... more »»

Greek PM says initial deal in bailout talks 'very close'

April 28, 2015

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greece's prime minister voiced hope that bailout talks between the cash-strapped country and its international creditors are "very close" to an initial deal, and ruled out... more »»

Gunman shouting Allahu akbar in Bosnia storms police station

April 27, 2015

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A gunman stormed into a police station in a northeastern Bosnian town shouting "Allahu akbar" on Monday, killing a policeman and wounding two others,... more »»

Nepal quake death toll tops 4,000; villages plead for aid

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — As the death toll from Nepal's devastating earthquake climbed past 4,000, aid workers and officials in remote, shattered villages near the epicenter pleaded Monday for... more »»

UN: Israeli military killed 44 Palestinians at UN shelters

April 27, 2015

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. inquiry has found that at least 44 Palestinians were killed and at least 227 injured by direct mortar strikes and other "Israeli actions" while sheltering at U.N. more »»

Yemen's exiled government declares 3 disaster zones

April 27, 2015

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's exiled government on Monday declared three areas in the country engulfed in fighting between Shiite rebels, their allies and pro-government forces as "disaster" zones,... more »»

Burundi Red Cross: 6 killed in anti-president protests

April 27, 2015

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) — At least six people have been killed in clashes between police and civilians demonstrating against the Burundian president's bid for a third term, a spokesman for the... more »»

Cash handoffs, extortion fuel Mediterranean trafficking

April 27, 2015

PALERMO, Sicily (AP) — Fleeing war, persecution and poverty, migrants desperate to reach Europe are paying thousands of dollars apiece to become pawns in a multimillion-dollar trafficking network... more »»

AP PHOTOS: Quake in Nepal leaves more than 4,000 dead

April 27, 2015

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's worst earthquake in more than 80 years has so far claimed more than 4,000 lives, even without a full accounting from vulnerable mountain villages that rescue... more »»

In post-quake aid rush, Nepal neighbors jockey for position

April 27, 2015

BEIJING (AP) — Wedged between the two rising Asian powers of China and India, landlocked Nepal watched rescuers and offers of help pour in from both sides within hours of an earthquake that kille... more »»

The Latest on Nepal Quake: US soldiers stay in Nepal to help

April 27, 2015

10:15 p.m. (1630 GMT, 12:30 EDT)

The U.S. Agency for International Development is contributing $10 million in assistance for the Nepal earthquake response and recovery efforts. more »»

 
 

 

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